The State of Qatar has spared no effort to develop and expand its seaports and provide all necessary facilities there. The Ports and Sea Customs Department actively participates in international maritime activities as a member of the International Maritime Organization, Arab Academy for Maritime Transport and the International Association of Ports and Harbors. The major seaports in Qatar equipped to receive giant ships are Doha Commercial Seaport, Mesaieed Commercial and Industrial Seaport and Ras Laffan Industrial Seaport.